Born On This Day...

In 1745John Jay, first chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1789-95)
In 1775English physician/chemist, William Henry (Henry's law)
In 1786Politician, William Learned Marcy ("spoils of the enemy")
In 1805American anti-slavery leader, William Lloyd Garrison
In 1805Businessman, Henry Wells (founded Wells Fargo)
In 1821Novelist, Gustave Flaubert (Madame Bovary)
In 1863Norwegian painter, Edvard Munch
In 1864Editor, Arthur Brisbane (master of the big, blaring headline)
In 1879Actress, Laura Hope Crews (Aunt Pittypat-Gone With The Wind)
In 1881Film executive, Harry Warner (one of Warner Brothers)
In 1893Actor, Edward G. Robinson (Little Caesar, The 10 Commandments)
In 1894Engineer, Philip Drinker (invented the Iron Lung)
In 1901Screen/scriptwriter, Howard Koch (Casablanca) [d: 8-17-95]
In 1906Cartoonist, Zack Mosley (Buck Rogers) [d: 9-2-93]
In 1913Broadcast journalist, Winston Burdett (CBS News) [d: 5-19-93]
In 1914British novelist, Patrick O'Brian [d: 1-2-00]
In 1915Actor, Curt Jurgens (The Spy Who Loved Me) [d: 6-18-82]
In 1915Singer/actor, Frank Sinatra (Ol' Blue Eyes) [d: 5-14-98]
In 1918Jazz singer, Joe Williams (Everyday I Have The Blues) [d: 3-29-99]
In 1920Music publisher, Dick James (published the Beatles) [d: 2-1-86]
In 1923Game show host, Bob Barker (The Price Is Right) (95)
In 1924Former New York City mayor, Edward Koch [d: 2-1-03]
In 1927Inventor, Robert N. Noyce (founded Intel Corp) [d: 6-3-90]
In 1929Playwright, John Osborne (Look Back In Anger) [d: 12-24-94]
In 1932Basketball Hall-of-Famer, Robert Pettit (St. Louis Hawks) (86)
In 1938Singer, Connie Francis (Where The Boys Are) (80)
In 1939Singer/keyboardist, Terry Kirkman (The Association) (79)
In 1940Singer, Dionne Warwick (Do You Know The Way To San Jose) (78)
In 1941Singer, Tim Hauser (Manhattan Transfer) [d: 10-16-14]
In 1943Singer/guitarist, Dickey Betts (Allman Brothers) (75)
In 1943Saxophonist, Grover Washington Jr. (Just The Two Of Us) [d: 12-17-99]
In 1944Drummer, Rob Tyner (MC5) [d: 9-17-91]
In 1945Jazz drummer/songwriter, Tony Williams (Miles Davis) [d: 2-23-97]
In 1946Brazilian auto racer, Emerson Fittipaldi (Indy 500-1989, 93) (72)
In 1947Actor, Wings Hauser (Lightning Force, Roseanne, 90210) (71)
In 1947Singer/keyboardist, Ralph Scala (Blues Magoos) (71)
In 1951Astronaut, Steven A. Hawley (STS-31, 93, 41-D, 61-C, 82) (67)
In 1952Actress, Sarah Douglas (Superman II, Pamela Lynch-Falcon Crest) (66)
In 1952U.S. gymnast/sportscaster, Cathy Rigby (Olympic-4th-1968) (66)
In 1956Actress, Ana Alicia (Melissa-Falcon Crest, Ryan's Hope) (62)
In 1956Playmate, Sondra Theodore (July-1977) (62)
In 1957Singer/songwriter, Cy Curnin (The Fixx) (61)
In 1957Singer/percussionist, Sheila E. (Glamorous Life) (61)
In 1958Actress, Holly Gagnier (Cassie-One Life To Live, Gina-Baywatch) (60)
In 1958Actress, Sheree J. Wilson (April-Dallas, Walker Texas Ranger) (60)
In 1961Actress, Sarah Sutton (Nyssa-Dr. Who) (57)
In 1963Actress, Teresa Blake (Gloria Marsh Chandler-All My Children) (55)
In 1963Guitarist, Eric Schenkman (Spin Doctors) (55)
In 1964Singer/dancer, Jeff Aaron Brown (Pasadenas) (54)
In 1966Singer, Nina C. Alice (Slew Siskin) (52)
In 1967Actress, Anne Bobby (Greta-All My Children) (51)
In 1969Playmate, Carrie Westcott (September-1993) (49)
In 1970Actress, Madchen Amick (Twin Peaks, Nicole-Dawson's Creek) (48)
In 1970Actress, Jennifer Connelly (Dark City, Beautiful Mind, Hulk) (48)
In 1970Actress, Regina Hall (Scary Movie) (48)
In 1972Actress, Missy Francis (Cassandra-Little House On The Prairie) (46)
In 1972Country singer, Hank Williams III (46)
In 1975Actress, Mayim Bialik (Blossom, The Big Bang Theory) (43)
In 1977Model, Bridget Hall (41)
In 1987Actress, Kate Todd (Radio Free Roscoe, Life With Derek) (31)
In 1990Singer, Dawin Polanco ("Just Girly Things") (28)
In 2000Actor, Lucas Jade Zumann (Thrill Ride, Anne with an E) (18)
In 2004Actor, Skylar Katz (Alexander and the Terrible, Very Bad Day) (14)
In 2004Rap singer, Skylar Katz (America's Got Talent) (14)


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